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Sherds: C.18.15A-I-1948

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Nine pieces of pottery.
A) Reddish ware with a white slip, blue and black decoration, all under a pea green clear glaze.
B-I) Are of a ware ranging from a coarse buff ware to a finer, near white ware. All with black decoration.
B-H) Have a cobalt blue as well
E) Manganese
F) Turquoise
G-I) Have turquoise glaze


History note: Excavated at Kom el Dik, Alexandria

Legal notes

Exchanged, obtained from Farouk I University

Place(s) associated

  • Mesopotamia ⪼ Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Exchanged (1948) by Farouk I University, Alexandria, Egypt


14th Century
1300 CE - 1399 CE

Components of the work

G Height 3.8 cm Length 10.2 cm
C Height 3.8 cm Length 12.1 cm
B Height 3.8 cm Length 13.3 cm
I Height 6.4 cm Length 5.4 cm
H Height 6.4 cm Length 6.7 cm
D Height 7.9 cm Length 7 cm
F Height 7 cm Length 6.4 cm
E Height 7 cm Length 7.9 cm
A Height 8.9 cm Length 6.4 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Slip coating

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.18.15A-I-1948
Primary reference Number: 72643
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 January 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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